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    Hugo, Midnight in Paris and The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    I’d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn’t be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too. Hugo Cabret (Hugo, 20110) I found it to be one of the most beautiful metaphors for our existence in the world – every existence has a purpose, a reason, a potential. We just have to find…

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    Nocturnes: Kazuo Ishiguro (Review)

    Ishiguro, K. (2009) Nocturnes. London: Faber and Faber. Up until 3 years ago, I have to admit that I hadn’t really heard of or read any of Ishiguro’s work. And then suddenly, within the span of a month, I ending up buying Never Let Me Go (novel) and the then recently released short story collection, Nocturnes because I liked what I read in the blurbs and the parts I’d briefly browsed through. I read the novel first and though it took me a few chapters to become really engrossed with the meticulously created world and its characters, I was hooked…

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